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Parking spaces under tree canopy can be counted under the Option 2: Parking under cover

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posted by Thomas Tan on Feb 18, 2019, 1:55 am

Dear LEED Experts,

Our parking spaces consist of two parts: one park is under a roof...

Last reply: Perry Justin, Apr 14, 2021, 2:09 am

Heat Island reduction provided by the building itsself

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posted by Carmen Mielecke on Apr 19, 2017, 8:09 am

Dear All, if a Project consists of many small courtyyards and shade for those courtyyards is provided by the building...

Last reply: Florian Schmidtchen, Jan 18, 2021, 11:47 am

Covered Parking vs. Undercover Parking

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posted by Bob Adedayo on Dec 29, 2020, 1:01 pm

Hello, I am studying for my LEED Green Associate exam, and I have found two conflicting terminologies regarding an area where yo can store vehicles in a building. Is the correct terminology "...

Last reply: Bob Adedayo, Jan 9, 2021, 4:30 pm

Definition of "Vegetated planters"

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posted by Marion THIBAULT on Jul 6, 2020, 10:46 am

Dear all leed users,

What is considered in terms of vegetated planters ? In table 3. Non roof strategies, it's defined that it can't be "artificail turf grass" but can it be "natural turf...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Dec 18, 2020, 6:30 pm

Gravel- Heat Island Reduction

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posted by Abhinay Sharma on Dec 9, 2020, 8:23 pm

Hello,

Can gravel be used meet the Heat Island Reduction credit in V4/4.1 provided it meets the...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Dec 14, 2020, 8:31 pm

Testing the SRI of a paint

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posted by Francesco Passerini on Dec 5, 2019, 11:18 am

A paint is going to be applied to the cover of parking spaces. The cover is made of asphalt. The...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Nov 30, 2020, 10:17 pm

Open-grid pavement system- is gravel inside the openings compliant?

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posted by Aleksandra Prawda on Jul 29, 2020, 8:14 am

Hi all,

In my projects in Poland usually when we aim to achieve heat island option 1. points with non-roof "open-grid pavement" strategy we mean permeable grass pavers, just like the ones...

Last reply: Afogreen Build, Nov 17, 2020, 5:19 am

off-site parking

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posted by Tristan Roberts on Jun 30, 2017, 3:08 pm

We have added an important FAQ to this credit: "How should we account for off-site parking under this credit?"
See our FAQ for the answer!

Last reply: emily reese moody, Nov 6, 2020, 1:37 pm

Roof under Woven Shading Layer

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posted by Senna Sabir on Jun 10, 2020, 8:29 am

Hi everyone 

Hoping to collect some advice on this. Our current hospitality project's low-sloped rooftop (approx. dimensions 13.8mx20.0m) is underneath a shading layer (approx. dimensions...

Last reply: Francis Porter, Oct 28, 2020, 1:53 am

SRI value for concrete

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posted by LEED Pro Consultant on Aug 26, 2014, 2:01 pm

Hi,
In LEED v2009 BD+C Sustainable Sites Credit 7.1 there is a table with solar reflectance index for standard paving materials, where the typical new gray concrete is 35.
Are these...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Oct 15, 2020, 11:26 am